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LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kala, from Proto-Uralic *kala.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kalā

  1. fish
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      kaļḑi vejjõ
      to fish (lit. "to fish fish")
      ta jelāb nemē kalā vied sizāl
      he lives like fish in water
      kallõ jemīņ äb ūo
      there is no more fish
      sūolizt kallõ sōb set tallõ
      one can get salted fish only in winter
      tämpõ um veitõ kaļḑi
      today the catch is small (lit. "today there are few fish")

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